Finding-aid for the Mary Augusta Ward Papers (MSS123)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biograpical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

Miscellany

Julianic anecdotes. Auto. draft. [n.d.]:

Notes of Manchester experience. Auto. draft. [n.d.]:

Notes of visit to Derbyshire. Auto. draft. [n.d.]:

The History of David Grieve

The Mating of Lydia

Delia Blanchflower

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Descriptive Summary

TitleMary Augusta Ward Papers
Identification: MSS123

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Biograpical Note

Biographical information concerning Mary Augusta Ward may be found in Kunitz & Haycraft, Twentieth century authors: A biographical dictionary. New York, H.W. Wilson Company, 1942. pp. 1472-1474.

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Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists primarily of autograph, typescript, and galley proof versions of novels by Mrs. Humphry Ward. Included are The history of David Grieve[1892], The mating of Lydia[1913], and Delia Blanchflower[1915]. Also included are three folders of miscellaneous notes and anecdotes. A folder of correspondence contains three pieces of personal correspondence and drafts of two letters, written by Mrs. Humphry Ward to unidentified correspondents, one [ca.1910?] concerning the National Union of Women Workers[Great Britain], and another [n.d.], incomplete, concerning the question of Irish independence.

Accessions: 1382, 1395

4 Boxes

41 Items

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Restrictions

Rights and Terms

Open

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Library purchase

Processing Information

April, 1975

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Miscellany, (8 items, 33 pp.)

Including three letters from personal friends and editors, and two drafts of letters, one incomplete, from Mrs. Humphry Ward to unidentified correspondents. Also included are misc. notes and blank sheets of paper.

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Julianic anecdotes. Auto. draft., [n.d.]: (1 item, 9 pp.)

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Notes of Manchester experience. Auto. draft., [n.d.]: (1 item, 9 pp.)

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Notes of visit to Derbyshire. Auto. draft., [n.d.]: (1 item, 28 pp.)

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The History of David Grieve,

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The history of David Grieve[novel]. Imcomplete auto. draft., [ca.1892]: (1 item)
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The history of David Grieve[novel]. Partial galley proofs., [ca.1892]: (1 item, 23 galleys 1 auto. note)
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The history of David Grieve[novel]. Incomplete page proofs., [ca. 1892]: (1 item, 82 pp.)
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The history of David Grieve[novel]. Misc. notes., [ca.1892]: (1 item, 34 pp.)

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The Mating of Lydia,

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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Misc. notes., [ca.1912]: (1 item, 18 pp.)
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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Misc. auto. pages., [ca.1912]: (1 item, 29 pp.)
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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Page proofs with ts. and auto. inserts., [ca. 1912]: (8 items, 123 pp.)
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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Ts., ts.[carbon], and auto. outlines and notes., [ca.1912]: (8 items, 82 pp.)
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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Title printed in auto. on brown wrapping paper., [ca.1912]: (1 item)
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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Ts., imcomplete, with auto. revisions., [ca.1912]: (1 item, 165 pp.)
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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Incomplete auto. draft of chapters 3-10., [ca.1912]: (1 item, 239 pp.)
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The mating of Lydia[novel]. Incomplete auto. draft of chapters 11-22., [ca.1912]: (1 item, 231 pp.)

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Delia Blanchflower,

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Delia Blanchflower[novel]. Title printed in auto. on brown wrapping paper., [ca.1914]: (1 item)
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Delia Blanchflower[novel]. Misc. ts. and auto. notes and pages from the novel., [ca.1914]: (11 pp.)
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Delia Blanchflower[novel]. Incomplete page proofs, heavily revised, with ts. and auto. inserts., [ca.1914]: (1 item, 145 pp. of pro 27 pp. of note)
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Delia Blanchflower[novel]. Incomplete auto. draft with some ts. inserts., [ca.1914]:
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Delia Blanchflower[novel]. Incomplete ts. with auto. revisions., [ca.1914]: (1 item, 348 pp.)

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